UK-based materials technology company Lucideon has signed an agreement with National Nuclear Laboratory’s (NNL) Advanced Fuels Cycle Programme (AFCP) as a research and development partner. The AFCP is part of the UK Government’s £180m Nuclear Innovation Programme. It focuses on the development of new technologies and processes that could contribute towards a reduction in the lifecycle costs of nuclear energy. The programme will also focus on the development of accident tolerant fuels, fast reactor fuels, nuclear data development, separations technology, modelling, and fabrication. As part of the £350,000 project, Lucideon and NNL will partner for advanced nuclear fuel cycle research.
Power Technology 24th June 2020 read more »